High School Sports

  • Into the pool
  • Two ThunderHawks' wrestlers place at weekend tournament

    DENVER – Two Prairie View wrestlers placed at the ninth annual Colfax Smackdown tournament at Denver East High School.

    The two were Mitchell Bond (fourth at 160 pounds) and Theo Glassman (third at 220 pounds).

    PVHS finished ninth in the team standings with 11 points.

  • Snow wipes out BHS basketball doubleheader

    The basketball doubleheader between Brighton and Douglas County high schools was postponed because of snow Jan. 5.

    BHS athletic director Ty Gordon said the two schools will play the games later in the season.

    Officials are working on getting the sold tickets to the will-call counter so that people can watch the Denver Nuggets play San Antonio. Tip time is 7 p.m. 

  • PVHS-Fairview boys basketball postponed

    There was no boys basketball game between Prairie View and Fairview high schools Jan. 5. The storm that dumped 6 inches of snow and made travel treacherous in the area was the cause.

    There's no word on a make-up date.

  • Prairie View scoreboard -- Jan. 13

    Boys basketball

    Kam Vincel scored 30 points, but it wasn't enough to get Prairie View a win in a non-conference game against Lincoln High School.

    The Lancers beat the T-Hawks 83-57 Jan. 9 in Brighton. Alfredo Chaucer had 19 points for LHS. Umar Jalloh added 15.

    Vincel had 28 points in the T-Hawks' game against Castle View. But the Sabercats came away with a 62-51, home-floor win Jan. 10.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Jan. 15

    Boys basketball

    Jefferson Academy beat Eagle Ridge 69-42 Jan. 10 in Broomfield. Joel Mendoza paced the Warriors with 17 points. Krystian Collins was next with nine.

    No stats were available for the Jaguars.

    Denver West topped the Warriors 51-47 in overtime Jan. 12. Arik Ringsby had 10 points for ERA. David Carlton, Trent Sparks, Joel Mendoza and Krystian Collins had eight points. No stats were available for the Cowboys.

    The Vanguard School beat ERA 75-41 Jan. 14. Krystian Collins had 14 points for the Warriors.

  • Brighton HS scoreboard Jan. 15

    Girls basketball

    Brighton stopped Douglas County 57-51 on the Huskies' floor Jan. 9. No stats were available for either team.

    BHS made it two in a row with a 55-47 win at Rock Canyon Jan. 10. Kaylah Lewis scored 25 points to lead the Bulldogs. No stats were available for RCHS.

    Faye Muller's debut as the head coach of Adams City's girls basketball team didn't go well.

    Brighton beat the Eagles 57-26 in Commerce City Jan. 13. Kaylah Lewis had 16 points to pace BHS. No stats were available for ACHS.

  • Brighton athletic schedule -- Jan. 13

    Here is today's sports schedule ..

    Girls basketball: Brighton @ Adams City, 7 p.m.

    Boys basketball: Adams City @ Brighton, 7 p.m.

  • Saying goodbye all too soon

     Friends and coaches remembered former Prairie View football player Ronell McNeal Jr. as a football player, a good student and a genuinely nice person.

    McNeal, who played on a national championship football team for Colorado State University-Pueblo, died Dec. 6.

  • Ringsby joins Orediggers' baseball team

    Eagle Ridge’s Arik Ringsby, who plays basketball for the Warriors, won’t be able to play baseball for his school until this spring when the school fields its first team.